Comscore

Aretha Franklin News

Jake Broder, Elijah Rock and Angela Teek to Star in WORDS BY IRA GERSHWIN at The Colony, 4/15-5/17Jake Broder, Elijah Rock and Angela Teek to Star in WORDS BY IRA GERSHWIN at The Colony, 4/15-5/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2015

The Colony Theatre is thrilled to present the final production of its historic 40th Anniversary season, the Los Angeles Premiere of WORDS BY IRA GERSHWIN A Musical Play by Joseph Vass, directed by David Ellenstein, Musical Director Kevin Toney, Musical Arranger Joseph Vass. WORDS BY IRA GERSHWIN will preview on Wednesday, April 15; Thursday, April 16; and Friday, April 17 at 8:00pm. It will open on Saturday, April 18 at 8:00pm and continue through Sunday, May 17. (more...)

Sun Soul Orchestra to Release Full-Length CD Debut 'What Matters Most', 4/28Sun Soul Orchestra to Release Full-Length CD Debut 'What Matters Most', 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2015

Sun Soul Orchestra is an inspired project that features a rotating collection of artists performing original music and covers arranged by Stevo Théard and Ginger Murphy. (more...)

Jennifer Hudson & Jennifer Nettles Record New OWN Network Anthem Written by Diane WarrenJennifer Hudson & Jennifer Nettles Record New OWN Network Anthem Written by Diane Warren
by TV News Desk - Mar 23, 2015

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today that legendary songwriter Diane Warren has written a new original song titled "You Will" for Oprah Winfrey and it will serve as the anthem for the network (more...)

Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre Commissions Musical Based on Anne Rice Novel CRY TO HEAVENSeattle's 5th Avenue Theatre Commissions Musical Based on Anne Rice Novel CRY TO HEAVEN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

The 5th Avenue Theatre has announced a major new musical commission. Based on the spell-binding novel by Anne Rice, Cry to Heaven is a dramatic new musical with music and lyrics by three-time Grammy, Oscar and Golden Globe nominee Matthew Wilder and a book by Roy Freirich and Debrah Neal. The show will be developed through The 5th Avenue's New Works Program focusing on early stage cultivation of new musicals, one of seven musicals in various stages of development. (more...)

THE MAN FROM MUSCLE SHOALS RICK HALL Shares Music History's Most Fascinating Untold StoryTHE MAN FROM MUSCLE SHOALS RICK HALL Shares Music History's Most Fascinating Untold Story
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

MUSCLE SHOALS, AL (more...)

Ms. Lisa Fischer and Grand Baton Come to Birdland, 4/23-25Ms. Lisa Fischer and Grand Baton Come to Birdland, 4/23-25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club is proud to present Ms. Lisa Fischer for THREE NIGHTS ONLY, April 23-25, 2015. (more...)

Birdland Sets April 2015 Schedule: Sheila Jordan, Barbara Carroll & MoreBirdland Sets April 2015 Schedule: Sheila Jordan, Barbara Carroll & More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its April 2015 schedule, featuring Sheila Jordan with the Steve Kuhn Trio, Ms. Lisa Fischer, Eliane Elias, James Carter Organ Trio, Barbara Carroll, The Beegie Adair Trio with Monica Ramey, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more. (more...)

900 Competitors Set For Winston-Salem USA National Masters Track Indoor Championship900 Competitors Set For Winston-Salem USA National Masters Track Indoor Championship
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2015

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Over forty world champions, U.S. and local stars, and the world's first-ever 90+ year-olds' four-person indoor track relay team, are among 900 competitors set for the USA National Masters Track & Field Indoor Championships at Winston Salem's JDL Fast Track Friday through Sunday, March 20-22. The track is located at 2505 Empire Dr., Winston-Salem, NC 27103. Finals run all day, from 8AM-4:30PM Friday, 8AM-5PM Saturday, and 7AM-3:15PM Sunday. Media is invited, and spectators are free and welcome. (more...)

The Marsh Extends Brian Copeland's THE WAITING PERIODThe Marsh Extends Brian Copeland's THE WAITING PERIOD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2015

The Marsh announces that, due to popular demand, Brian Copeland's THE WAITING PERIOD adds a third extension through May 31. This riveting drama provides an unrelenting look at a key turning point in Copeland's life-the mandatory ten-day waiting period before he could lay his hands on the newly purchased gun with which he planned to take his own life. Featuring humorous, poignant, and compelling insights, THE WAITING PERIOD is written by Brian Copeland and directed by David Ford. Originally extended through April 19, the show will continue Sundays at 5:30pm through May 31 at The Marsh San Francisco, 1062 Valencia Street. For tickets ($30-$35 general/ $60-$100 reserved), the public may visit www.themarsh.org or call 415-282-3055 Monday through Friday between 1:00pm and 4:00pm. (more...)

LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER Continues in April with Billy Porter & Norm LewisLIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER Continues in April with Billy Porter & Norm Lewis
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2015

Live From Lincoln Center - the pioneering, award-winning performing arts series - continues its 40th anniversary season with two outstanding concerts form Lincoln Center's American Songbook series, featuringBilly Porter (April 3) and Norm Lewis (April 10). Six-time Tony Award-winning actress and singer Audra McDonald will host each broadcast. Details follow below. (more...)

BWW Reviews: ADELAIDE FRINGE 2015: RESPECT! - ARETHA FRANKLIN TRIBUTE SHOW Well Received In A Packed AuditoriumBWW Reviews: ADELAIDE FRINGE 2015: RESPECT! - ARETHA FRANKLIN TRIBUTE SHOW Well Received In A Packed Auditorium
by Barry Lenny - Mar 15, 2015

Jacqui Yeo led a well-rehearsed band through some of the iconic songs of Aretha Franklin. (more...)

VIDEO: Aretha Franklin Sings RESPECT at NJPACVIDEO: Aretha Franklin Sings RESPECT at NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2015

Last night, Aretha Franklin took the stage at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center and the audience was in for a special treat. Below, watch as the legendary performer sings one of her most famous songs- and gets help from the audience too! (more...)

THE FRIDAY FIVE: Lauren Frances Johnson from STC'S MEMPHISTHE FRIDAY FIVE: Lauren Frances Johnson from STC'S MEMPHIS
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 13, 2015

This week the spotlight shines on Lauren Frances Johnson, who has made her mark in Music City, performing on stages all over town and sharing the remarkable talents that have won her legions of followers. Charming and gorgeous, she has stage presence to spare and tonight, as she opens as Felicia Farrell in Street Theatre Company's production of Memphis the Musical, she's destined to command the stage like nobody's business! (more...)

Sinatra, Carole King, Billy Joel, Cirque and More Highlight Philly POPS' 2015-16 SeasonSinatra, Carole King, Billy Joel, Cirque and More Highlight Philly POPS' 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2015

From swingin' Sinatra to Carole King chart-toppers, from Billy Joel hits to Broadway showstoppers and aerial flyers, The Philly POPS' 37th season features all of this and more! The nationally recognized Philly POPS Music Director Michael Krajewski continues to work his magic and thrill audiences as he plans a dazzling new lineup of performances for the 2015-2016 Season. (more...)

BWW TV: The Wives Have Arrived! Watch Highlights from Broadway-Bound THE FIRST WIVES CLUB in ChicagoBWW TV: The Wives Have Arrived! Watch Highlights from Broadway-Bound THE FIRST WIVES CLUB in Chicago
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 11, 2015

The premiere of the new Broadway-bound musical First Wives Club opens tonight, March 11, 2015 at the Oriental Theatre (24 West Randolph St.) and runs through March 29, 2015. Below, BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: The Wives are Back! First Look at Broadway-Bound Musical THE FIRST WIVES CLUB in ChicagoPhoto Flash: The Wives are Back! First Look at Broadway-Bound Musical THE FIRST WIVES CLUB in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2015

The premiere of the new Broadway-bound musical First Wives Club opens tonight, March 11, 2015 at the Oriental Theatre (24 West Randolph St.) and runs through March 29, 2015. Below, BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Broadway-Bound THE FIRST WIVES CLUB, Starring Carmen Cusack, Faith Prince and Christine Sherrill, Opens Tonight in ChicagoBroadway-Bound THE FIRST WIVES CLUB, Starring Carmen Cusack, Faith Prince and Christine Sherrill, Opens Tonight in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2015

The premiere of the new Broadway-bound musical First Wives Club opens tonight, March 11, 2015 at the Oriental Theatre (24 West Randolph St.) and runs through March 29, 2015. (more...)

Funk Legend Maceo Parker to Headline the Fox, 7/31Funk Legend Maceo Parker to Headline the Fox, 7/31
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2015

Z2 Entertainment is proud to present Maceo Parker with Special Guests at the Fox Theatre on Friday, July 31st, 2015. (more...)

SPEAKEASY MODERNE Comes to The Cutting Room, 4/3SPEAKEASY MODERNE Comes to The Cutting Room, 4/3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2015

On Friday, April 3rd at 7pm at The Cutting Room (44 E. 32nd St.), get swept up in the world of Speakeasy Moderne, where singers enchant, flappers flirt and dancers dazzle. (more...)

BWW Interview: Maureen McGovern Will Celebrate Women at 54 BelowBWW Interview: Maureen McGovern Will Celebrate Women at 54 Below
by Adrienne Onofri - Mar 9, 2015

The former pop star and Broadway headliner brings her tribute to female singer-songwriters to 54 Below. (more...)

 1  2  3  4 … 100   

INTO THE WOODS
Musicals
Plays